Sin City parents guide

Sin City

Release date May 1, 2005

Paying homage to Film Noir, Sin City follows the dark dealings of a revenge seeking thug (Mickey Rourke), and erotic photographer (Clive Owen), a lady of the night (Rosario Dawson), a corrupt cop (Benicio Del Toro) and a former officer (Bruce Willis) who is trying to protect a stripper (Jessica Alba).

Why is Sin City rated R? The MPAA rated Sin City R for sustained strong stylized violence, nudity and sexual content including dialogue.

Sin City
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Sin City rated R? Sin City is rated R by the MPAA for sustained strong stylized violence, nudity and sexual content including dialogue.

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Frequent gun, hand-to-hand and weapons violence with detailed blood and gore.

Sexual Content:

- Portrayal of sexual activity with breast nudity

- Breast nudity in a non-sexual context.


- Coarse language.


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Sin City
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 18A Frequent Gory Violence.
Alberta R Gory Violence Throughout.
Manitoba R
Ontario 18A Coarse Language, Violence. Gory Scenes.
Quebec 16+ Violence.
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video

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Cast and Crew

Sin City is directed by Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez and stars Jessica Alba, Mickey Rourke, Clive Owen, Bruce Willis.

This movie is based on the graphic novels of Frank Miller.

Learn more about the dark movie-making style of Film Noir.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Sin City movie is August 16, 2005. Here are some details…

Sin City releases to home video on August 16, 2005.

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The sequel to this movie is Sin City: A Dame to Kill For.